Friday, June 13, 2014

Fab Photo Friday - Beautiful Hitchhiker

The other day I was out and about roaming the yard with the camera and this friend happened to join me.

It's a Hackberry Emperor.  And here's what it looks like with its wings spread:

Personally, I think something so pretty ought to have a prettier name, like Beautiful Hitchhiker*, but I don't get to choose.

What would you name it if it were up to you?

* This species of butterfly likes to land on people.  Something about the salt on our skin.  Anyway, if you walk slow, they'll tag along.